Forest Lawn real estate guide & listings for sale
Forest Lawn is a very good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a slower-paced environment. This area is very quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. Lastly, there are a few parks nearby for residents to enjoy and they are especially well-spread out, which results in them being very easy to reach from most locations within Forest Lawn.
Forest Lawn will appeal to property owners that value different modes of transportation. Owing to approximately 10 nearby bus lines, the good public transit access makes transit a viable option for many. It is also convenient for people travelling on foot to move around in Forest Lawn; running daily errands is easy by walking. Although there are a limited number of hills for cyclists to brave, Forest Lawn is not very conducive to bicycling as.
Duplexes are the most common housing type, representing around 30% of dwellings in Forest Lawn, and the rest are mainly small apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Renters occupy about two thirds of the dwellings in the neighbourhood whereas the remainder are occupied by owners. This area experienced its most significant construction boom in the 1960s and 1970s, so most of the available housing is from this time period.
The nearest grocery store in Forest Lawn is typically only a very short walk away. Moreover, there are a fair number of opportunities in close proximity for those who care about restaurants and cafes. A decent selection of clothing stores is also situated within a rather short walking distance. Regarding education, parents and their schoolchildren will value that wherever their home is situated in Forest Lawn, schools and daycares are close by.